The Belgian Privacy Act fully repeals the Privacy Act of 8 December 1992, which had already been partly repealed by the Act of 3 December 2017 on the creation of the Data Protection Authority. It also implements Directive 2016/680 on data protection in the police and criminal justice sectors, which takes up the majority of the Act's 286 articles.
Repeals Data Protection Act 1998
Further Statutory Instruments are anticipated
In addition to implementing GDPR related provisions, the Act contains additional provisions to: